Meet the Staff

The arts engagement staff help connect you to the arts at Brandeis.

Ingrid Schorr
Ingrid Schorr
Director
781-736-5008 Mandel Center for the Humanities, 128

Ingrid Schorr (she/her) oversees the annual Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts and leads Brandeis' arts communications initiatives including State of the Arts.

Before coming to Brandeis in 2006, Ingrid worked at the Office for the Arts at Harvard. She taught creative writing and drama at the Commonwealth School in Boston, the Putney School and St. Paul's School, and mentored young teachers at Breakthrough Cambridge, which creates paths to college for middle school students with high potential and limited opportunities.

  • Affiliations: Arts Administrators in Higher Education, a nationwide association of college and university professionals whose primary focus is to develop and facilitate opportunities for students to create and engage with the arts.

  • Ed.M: Harvard Graduate School of Education.

  • ABJ: University of Georgia's Henry Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Quinn Corte
Quinn Corte
Project Coordinator (through May 2021)
Mandel Center for the Humanities, 128

Quinn Corte (she/her) collaborates with Arts Engagement and other campus partners on producing the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts.

Quinn has 12 years' experience in project management and design at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts and the ICA and is creator of The Retreat Space, an online supportive community for practicing self-care. She writes: "From soul retreats to summer camp; from design meetings to dance class, growth through community is my deepest joy."

Sam is outdoors, smiling at the camera. A red trolley car is in the background.
Sam Forman ’21
Program Assistant

Sam Forman (he/him) is a history and American studies major with minors in Hispanic studies and religious studies. He is a curatorial intern at the Rose Art Museum, sings with the student a cappella group Proscenium and is an orientation leader.